Computing: Technical Support

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus


Have you got experience of working with computers? Or a keen interest in working with computers? This course will help support you in developing your knowledge further and introducing you to networking and why this is important for an organisation and an individual.

There is an opportunity to learn about Cyber Security, which will teach you about Operating System vulnerabilities and how a malicious individual will use this to their advantage.

Learn how to keep your data secure using the various methods of cryptography, and we will introduce you to Cyber Forensics where you will trace the attacks back to the source.

You will further develop skills in the area of computing (Hardware, Software and Networking).

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 4, preferably including Computing Science; or relevant national qualification course at SCQF Level 4

Progression Routes

Relevant computing courses

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level


Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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